Criminal Justice Center

Philadelphia Police say this woman stole a wallet inside the Criminal Justice Center and tried to used the victim's credit cards. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Brazen: Philly Police Say Woman Stole Wallet Inside Criminal Justice Center

Philadelphia police are searching for the female who is accused of stealing a victim’s wallet inside the city’s Criminal Justice Center.

05/12/2015

Seth Williams, David Bowen, Ernest Chester and Hakeem Watson, along with defense lawyers, court administrators and President Judge Marsha Neifield at graduation at the Criminal Justice Center. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia DA’s Program Gives Nonviolent Drug Offenders Alternative To Prison

The Choice is Yours is a 13-month program that gives nonviolent drug offenders an alternative to incarceration.

04/21/2015

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KYW Flashback: The Fall From Grace And Trial Of Monsignor William Lynn

Monsignor William Lynn had become a household name, not only in Philadelphia, but around the nation.

03/31/2015

(Photo by Mike Dunn)

New Jury Waiting Room, For Civil and Special Cases, Opens in Phila. City Hall

Formerly, all Philadelphia residents called for jury duty have reported to the Criminal Justice Center, packed into a first-floor waiting room there.

10/07/2014

Common Pleas President Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper testifying before city council. (Credit: City of Philadelphia)

Head Of Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Asks City Council For WiFi In Courtrooms

The wheels of justice could grind a little faster under a proposal to bring WiFi to Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center.

04/20/2014

(Philadelphia's Criminal Justice Center, at 13th and Filbert Streets.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

Judge in Gosnell Case Warns TV Crews Away From Jurors

Lawyers in the case had an in-chambers conversation with Judge Jeffrey Minehart about TV crews taking pictures of jurors, apparently inadvertently, as they left the Criminal Justice Center on Monday.

05/07/2013

(Philadelphia's Criminal Justice Center, at 13th and Filbert Streets.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

Phila. Judge Revokes Bail After Defendant Accused of Intimidating Witness in Courtroom

Assistant district attorney Douglas Rhoads says he was in Courtroom 608 on an unrelated case when he heard defendant Gerald Andrews talking to the witness, “referring to her as a snitch, and essentially telling her to stop snitching.”

03/05/2013

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World No Tobacco Day Inspires Photo Exhibit At Criminal Justice Center

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health posted a Smoking exhibit in the lobby of the Criminal Justice Center on Thursday in honor of World No Tobacco Day.

05/31/2012

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Monsignor Lynn Set For Third Day Of Cross-Examination In Clergy Sex Abuse Trial

Tuesday morning, 61 year old Monsignor William Lynn will be back on the witness stand at the Criminal Justice Center testifying in his own defense.

05/28/2012

(The Criminal Justice Center, at 13th and Filbert Streets, near Philadelphia City Hall.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

Lawmakers Propose Renaming Philly’s Courthouse For Pioneering Black Woman Jurist

Philadelphia City Council has taken a step toward renaming the city’s Criminal Justice Center in honor of the late Juanita Kidd Stout, a Philadelphia trailblazer who was first female African-American elected as a judge in the United States.

05/22/2012

(Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center, at 13th and Filbert Streets in center city. File photo by Tony Hanson)

Officials Looking For Solution To Smokers In Criminal Justice Center Stairwells

City officials say nearly 20 years after the Criminal Justice Center opened, they’re still stymied by a stinking problem: people puffing on cigarettes in the building’s stairwells in defiance of Philadelphia’s smoking ban.

05/11/2012

(Philadelphia's new sherrif Jewell Williams. Credit: Tony Hanson)

Philadelphia’s New Sheriff Promises To Clean Up Department

There is a new sheriff in town. Jewell Williams has been sworn in as Sheriff of Philadelphia and has promised to clean house in the beleaguered department.

01/03/2012

(Philadelphia's Criminal Justice Center, at 13th and Filbert Streets in center city.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

Source: Juror In Piazza Murder Case May Have Been Intimidated

Two more jurors have been dismissed from the panel hearing the “Piazza at Schmidt’s” double murder case.

11/22/2011

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Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center Evacuated Following Hazmat Scare

Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center was evacuated Saturday afternoon following a hazmat scare.

07/23/2011

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Philadelphia Man Gets Longer Sentence After Bringing Knife Into Criminal Justice Center

Authorities say potential tragedy was prevented by an alert Philadelphia deputy sheriff.

07/23/2011

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